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Dr. Oz says Jill's brain creates memories in a way that is different from how most people learn. Instead of learning through repetition, her memory is emotional memory. While that might make Jill a great eyewitness, it can make life torturous too. When recalling every hurt feeling, embarrassment, disappointment, slight, insult and rude comment, she not only remembers the moment of the insult, she viscerally remembers how she felt then too.
"I want to be able to survive in society and have my friends and live a normal life, which I do," she says. "But I walk around with an open chest, raw all the time, and I have to act accordingly."